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The great state of iowa


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The great state of iowa

  1. 1. By the one and only: Redmon Wallace
  2. 2. <ul><li>Landscape of map </li></ul><ul><li>Missouri River to the West, Mississippi River to the East </li></ul><ul><li>You can walk across the north and south boundary </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Not very mountainous </li></ul><ul><li>99 counties </li></ul><ul><li>Largest County- Kosseth County </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Capital: Des Moines, IA </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 3,007,856 </li></ul><ul><li>Land Area: 55,869 sq miles </li></ul><ul><li>Entered Union: December 28, 1846 </li></ul><ul><li>Motto: Our liberties we prize, and our rights we will maintain. </li></ul>Des Moines
  5. 5. <ul><li>Song: The song of Iowa </li></ul><ul><li>Bird: Eastern Goldfinch </li></ul><ul><li>Tree: Oak </li></ul><ul><li>Flower: Wild Rose </li></ul><ul><li>Rock: Geode </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>92% of Iowa’s land is devoted to Agriculture, which leads the nation </li></ul><ul><li>Iowa leads the nation in production of corn, soybeans, and pork and is second in the nation in production of eggs </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>My connection to Iowa is I have LOTS of relatives that live in Iowa. My mom’ s whole side lives in Iowa and part of my dad’s side lives in Iowa. Iowa is an interesting state. As I said before, over 90% of their land is devoted to farming. My mom grew up on a farm so she knows a lot about farming. I love all my relatives in Iowa. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Iowa is one of the few states in the nation without a professional sports team. They don’t really cheer for the professional teams that often, mainly college. Their main college teams are the University of Iowa Hawkeyes and the Iowa State University Cyclones. I personally like both but when they face off head to head I say go Hawkeyes. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Iowa has four main economy subjects: </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture- Livestock and Crops are huge </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing-cloth , ham, and breakfast sausages </li></ul><ul><li>Mining-lots of limestone </li></ul><ul><li>Services-wholesale is huge (Cars, farming machines) </li></ul>
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